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Liquid Essences FAQ's

  • What are Bath Teas?
    Bath teas are a blend of herbs, flowers, salts and essential oil all combined in a large tea bag. Because the skin is the largest organ on the body, a tea bath enhances and speeds up the body’s absorption of the beneficial nutrients that you could get from drinking the teas.
  • What are the benefits of a Tea Bath?
    · Relaxes the mind, spirit and body · Detoxifies the skin · Releases stress · Promotes healing of wounds · Decreases soreness in muscles · Reduces inflammation · Fights free radicals · Helps balance skin tone · Helps with rejuvenation of skin cells · Helps treat some skin issues
  • How to use the Bath Teas?
    Place tea bag in an empty tub and fill with hot water Let tea bag soak for a minutes prior to getting in to allow the ingredients Soak in the bath water for at least 30 minutes (leave the tea bag in during the bath). The wet tea bag can also be used as a scrub as well When done just discard the tea bag (no mess in the tub!)
  • Is bathing really better than taking a shower?
    Yes. Soaking in hot water for an extended period of time has been proven to have many benefits - when combined with bath salts the benefits are even greater. Bathing, when done properly, can lead to softer skin, a better night's sleep, lower blood pressure, and is a treatment for many skin conditions.
  • When you soak in the bath, are you "bathing" in your own dirt?"
    No. Once bacteria, dirt and toxins are lifted out of your body, they will not go back in. When you bathe in warm water, your pores open. When you add high-quality bath salts, toxins are pulled out and drawn from your pores. You'll notice a ring around your tub - this is a good thing! That is the evidence of what has left your body - and it will stay out for good.
  • I have a ring around my tub. How can I avoid this?
    You cannot avoid it - and again, when it comes to your body, it means you are now clean. All that dirt and grime has been drawn out of your skin and won't return. The easiest way to clean the sides of your tub are to gently scrub the surface while water is still in the tub - don't drain the tub and let it dry, and don't wait a few days before cleaning it. Step out of the tub, grab a sponge, and let the water and the pressure remove the stain.
  • Is it safe to take sea salt baths every day?
    Yes, taking sea salt baths every day, is actually beneficial to you. 10-20 minutes is enough each day to maintain soft & beautiful vibrant skin.
  • What are the benefits of bath salts in your water?
    Bath salts help heal cuts, burns, wounds, and insect bites. The minerals found in the salts are absorbed through the skin which is essential to the bodies' functions. Bath salts also flush out harmful toxins from the body and is a good stress reliever. It also exfoliates the skin, leaving the skin smooth and supple.
  • Bath Salts vs. Bath and Shower Gels
    Bath and shower gels can be nice - they smell good and can soften your skin. Bath salts, however, are a must if you want a truly therapeutic bath. Raw bath salts can be combined with scents, essential oils, and herbs - and they contain a vast array of minerals and nutrients.
  • How will I know if I am allergic to bath salts?
    If the ingredients of the bath salt is 100% natural, then there is a very little chance of being allergic to it. To be sure if you're not allergic to it, then simply soak a small part of your body, e.g. your hands to it to see if any allergic reaction occurs. Please read all instructions and information on the herbs and essential oils for side effects.
  • Does bath salts expire?
    Salt does not expire. However Bath salt with colors and fragrances may fade over time. Shelf life for colored/scented bath salts is typically 1-2 years. Shelf life for raw natural salt is millions of years.
  • Can I use bath salts during pregnancy?
    We recommend consulting your doctor first before using bath salts or taking a bath while pregnant.
  • What are the benefits of aromatherapy essential oils?
    Studies about essential oils, or aromatherapy oils, have shown that certain oils have many healing and therapeutic qualities such as antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties to soothe cuts and burns. Many essential oils also have a calming effect which makes it a stress reliever.
  • What are the different bath salts and their benefits?
    Epsom salts have been used for soothing muscle aches and pains. They look like tiny crystals that are similar to table salt, but it has a different chemical composition which includes magnesium, oxygen and sulphur. These salts are most effective to get rid of unwanted body toxins, for skin exfoliation, stress relief, and for the management of muscle pain. NOTE: Epsom salt bath is preferred by people who are into sports. However, this is not a good choice for people with sulphur sensitivity. Dead Sea Salts have been used as a bath soak and body scrub. As its name suggests, Dead Sea salts originally came from the Dead Sea, which has long been acclaimed for its therapeutic properties. Its chemical composition is basically made up of magnesium, potassium, calcium chloride, and bromides–chemicals that are responsible for its healing benefits, which include stronger nails and bones, improved circulation, anti-ageing benefits, skin moisture balance, greater body energy, and immune system boost. NOTE: Even with its healing properties, Dead Sea salt bath should be used with caution to avoid untoward reactions. Himalayan Salts have been used for the skin and body detox. Also known as ‘Pink Gold’, Himalayan salts come with a pink color and are hand mined from the ancient ocean beds of the Himalayan Mountains. These crystal salts have trace elements of iron which explain its pink color. Himalayan salts contain lower magnesium levels than other bath sea salts and has healing benefits which include improvement of body circulation, lowering of blood pressure level, balancing of the body’s pH. Black lava salt is composed of sodium chloride, sodium bisulfate, sodium sulfate, hydrogen sulfide, and iron sulfide. Black lava salt is also known as Hawaiian salt. This salt is popular around the world, not only for its flavor but also due to its medicinal properties. Besides being used is culinary arts, black lava salt has many health, hair, and skin benefits. It is the main component and holds a strong position in Ayurvedic medicine. The activated charcoal in black salt is effective in removing toxins from your body. Activated charcoal holds detoxifying properties which cleanse your body. Some benefits are: healthy digestive system, joint and muscular pain relief, respiratory relief, enhance mental clarity, cholesterol level stabilization and natural laxative. Dendritic Salt is an all natural, high purity, free flowing fine grain salt that has been crystallized to provide greater surface area. Doubles the absorption of fragrance or essential oils and retains scent longer than other salts. Retains scent longer than other salts. Anti-caking properties reduce clumping.
  • Is there a difference between bath salts and the drug?
    However, the drugs collectively known as bath salts are not the same as the salt you put into your bath. They are actually synthetic cathinones, derived from the khat plant of East Africa. This class of drugs is made up of man-made elements related to cathinone.
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